Edna L. (Nichols) August, 64, died peacefully Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Beacon Hospice. She was the beloved wife of David August for 43 years. Born in Fall River, MA, she was a daughter of the late Robert E. and Rita (Lemieux) Nichols. Edna was a longtime resident of Barrington until moving to Seekonk 3 years ago.
Edna was an active member of St. Jean the Baptiste Church and the Leisure group. She was a warm and loving person, especially her grandchildren.
Along with her husband, she is also survived by her children Shirley Ann Pine and her husband Michael, Vincent William Pagnano, Jr. and his wife Karen Shackett, Lisa Marie Reynolds and her husband Arthur, Barbara J. August, and Robert Virgil August and his wife Jennifer; her siblings Robert E. Nichols, Jr., Elaine Ashton, Flora Jo Dunn, and Shannon Ahern; 15 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late David August, Jr.
Her funeral will be Saturday at 9:30 am from the WILBUR-ROMANO Funeral Home, 615 Main St, Warren followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am in St. Jean the Baptiste Church, Warren. Burial to follow in St. Jean the Baptiste Cemetery, Warren. Visitation hours Friday 4-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Disable American Veterans. www.wilbur-romano.com.